Three hurt in Moniteau County collision

April 2, 2013

Three California, Mo., residents had minor injuries after a two-vehicle accident on Friday in Moniteau County.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol report, Dan Peoples, 88, of Versailles, was making a westbound turn from Route C onto state Highway 87 at 1 p.m. when he failed to yield to a southbound vehicle driven by James B. Diehls, 35. The vehicles collided in the intersection.

Diehls and two passengers — Shannon M. Diehls, 22, and Logan J. Diehls, 2 — were transported by ambulance to St. Mary’s Hospital. All three were wearing seat belts.

Information is taken from preliminary Missouri State Highway Patrol reports, which do not necessarily contain statements from all parties involved.